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VIII International Summer School on Higher Education Research “Theoretical and Conceptual Perspectives in Higher Education Research”

Dates: June 3-18, 2021

Deadline to apply: May 25, 2021

Venue: online, Zoom

Language: English

Institute of Education at National Research University Higher School of Economics (Moscow) invites graduate students and early-career researchers to take part in the VIII International Summer School on Higher Education Research (online). The Summer School brings together a group of international early-career and accomplished scholars in the field to discuss the strengths and limitations of various theoretical approaches and concepts developed in social sciences and humanities for the study of higher education, their relevance in different national contexts, comparatively, globally and in a historical perspective. Confirmed faculty includes: Gaële Goastellec (University of Lausanne), Simon Marginson (University of Oxford), Pedro Teixeira (University of Porto), Jussi Välimaa (University of Jyvaskyla). The working language is English.

 

The Summer School will take place in a new format of 4 open webinars. Each seminar will be 2 hours long, with a short introduction into the topic by the faculty (up to 20-30 min) and 90 min discussion. The description of the webinars with the questions for discussion are provided below.

  • Webinar 1. History of European universities from the Middle Ages to the XXI century (history of higher education), 3 June 2021 13:00 UTC, Prof. Jussi Välimaa
  • Webinar 2. Citizenship and Higher Education (sociology of higher education), 4 June 2021 13:00 UTC, Prof. Gaële Goastellec
  • Webinar 3. What drives global science: The four competing narratives (globalization and higher education), 11 June 2021 13:00 UTC, Prof. Simon Marginson
  • Webinar 4. The analysis of the contributions of education to individual and social wealth and well-being (economics of higher education), June 18 2021 13:00 UTC, Prof. Pedro Teixeira

 

The registration is open for everyone. The participation is free of charge. The registration deadline is 25 May 2021. After that those who registered will receive the zoom link and the reading. Everyone is very welcome to participate in all four sessions but there is no obligation to attend all. Please register for as many as you are realistically going to attend (so we could anticipate how many people will attend and prepare accordingly). And do not forget to check your time zone: the webinars will begin at 13:00 UTC.

 

Please bring in your ideas and questions to the sessions. The quality of each seminar will depend on your contributions.

We are happy to see everyone!

Webinar 1. History of European universities from the Middle Ages to the XXI century (history of higher education)

Webinar 2. Citizenship and Higher Education (sociology of higher education)

Webinar 3. What drives global science: The four competing narratives (globalization and higher education)

Webinar 4. The analysis of the contributions of education to individual and social wealth and well-being (economics of higher education)

Lecturers

Gaële Goastellec

Professor, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lausanne

Simon Marginson

Professor, Director, Centre for Global Higher Education, Department of Education, University of Oxford

Pedro Teixeira

Associate Professor, Director, Research Centre on Higher Education Policy (CIPES), Faculty of Economics, University of Porto

Jussi Välimaa

Professor, Director, Finnish Institute for Educational Research, University of Jyvaskyla

 

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Please contact Anna Smolentseva asmolentseva@hse.ru should you have any questions.

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